Undisputed UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman maintains former-foe, Colby Covington made as he put it, a “huge mistake” in his refusal to take a short-notice March 13th. headlining spot against fellow contender, Leon Edwards.
“I understand, you’ve got to win,” Usman said. “But that’s one win in how long? (Tyron) Woodley’s coming off a two-fight, three-fight skid. It’s a tough one to basically say, ‘Oh, all right, you’ve got one win. You’re back.’ For a guy that’s coming off a two, three-fight skid, that was a tough one.“